USC Sociology Faculty Awards

  
BOOK AWARDS


Rhacel Parreñas, 2012.  Distinguished Book Award in the American Sociological Association Secion on Labor & Labor Movements for Illicit Flirtations: Labor, Migration, and Sex Trafficking in Tokyo.



Leland Saito, 2012.
Best Book Award in the American Sociological Association Section on Asian/American Studies for The Politics of Exclusion: The Failure of Race-Neutral Policies In Urban America.

 

Leland Saito, 2010. Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities for The Politics of Exclusion: The Failure of Race-Neutral Policies In Urban America.

Michael Messner, 2009. Choice Outstanding Academic Ttile for Out of Play: Critical Essays on Gender and Sport, from the American Library Association.

 

Paul Lichterman, 2006 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion for Elusive Togetherness: Church Groups Trying to Bridge America’s Divisions.

 

Paul Lichterman, 2006 Distinguished Scholarship Award, Pacific Sociological Association, for Elusive Togetherness: Church Groups Trying to Bridge America's Divisions

 

Sharon Hays, 2004 C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems for Flat Broke With Children:  Women in the Age of Welfare Reform

 

Michael Messner, 2004. Outstanding Book Award from the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport for Taking the Field: Women, Men, and Sports.

 

Lynne M. Casper, (with Suzanne M. Bianchi). 2002 Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Outstanding Scholarship from the Social Demography section of the American Sociological Association for Continuity and Change in the American Family: Anchoring the Future.

 

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, 2001-2002 winner of the C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems; the Distinguished Book Award from the Sex and Gender Section of the American Sociological Association; the Distinguished Contribution to Latino Research from the Latina/o Studies Section of the American Sociological Association; the Max Weber Award from the Labor Studies Section of the American Sociological Association; and the Distinguished Scholarship Award from the Pacific Sociological Association, for Domestica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadow of Affluence.

 

Elaine Bell Kaplan, 2000. Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the Race, Gender, and Class Section of the American Sociological Association for Not Our Kind of Girl: Unravelling the Myths of Black Teenage Motherhood.

 

Leland Saito 2000, Outstanding Book Award from the Asia and Asian America Section of the American Sociological Association for Race and Politics: Asian Americans, Latinos, and Whites in a Los Angeles Suburb.

 

Nina Eliasoph, 2000 Outstanding Book Award from the Culture Section of the American Sociological Association for Avoiding Politics: How Americans Produce Apathy in Everyday Life.

 

Michael Messner, 1993 Outstanding Book Award from the North American Society for Power at Play: Sports and the Problem of Masculinity.

 

ARTICLE AWARDS


John Wilson. 2015 Best Professional Paper, Journal of Spatial Science (Kim K, Wilson J P 2015 Planning and visualising 3D routes for indoor and outdoor spaces using CityEngine, Journal of Spatial Science 

Lynne Casper, 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter International Award for Research Excellence in Work and Family --"Changing Work and Work-Family Conflict Evidence from the Work, Family and Health Network." American Sociological Review 

Emily Smith-Greenaway, 2014 American Sociological Association Population Section, Best Paper (Graduate Student) “Mothers’ Reading Skills and Child Survival in Nigeria: Examining the Relevance of Mothers’ Decision-making Power" published in Social Science & Medicine

Dan Lainer-Vos, 2014 Outstanding Published Article Award, Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity Section of the American Sociological Association for “The Practical Organization of Moral Transactions: Gift Giving, Market Exchange, Credit, and the Making of Diaspora Bonds,” in Sociological Theory

Michael Messner, 2012, Outstanding Article Award, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, for "Gender Ideologies, Youth Sports, and the Production of Soft Essentialism."  Sociology of Sport Journals

Veronica Terriquez  2012 Best Article Award, Latino Studies Section of the American Sociology Association.  “Schools for Democracy: Labor Union Participation and the School-Based Civic Engagement of Latino Immigrant Parents.” American Sociological Review.

Timothy Biblarz  2011 Best Article Award, Sex and Gender Section of the American Sociological Association.  “How Does the Gender of Parents Matter?”  Journal of Marriage and Family

Nina Eliasoph and Paul Lichterman 2004. Outstanding article award from the Culture Section of the American Sociological Association for "Culture in Interaction,” American Journal of Sociology

Timothy Biblarz  2004 Outstanding Article Award, Sex and Gender Section of the American Sociological Association.  “(How) Does the Sexual Orientation of Parents Matter?”  American Sociological Review

Paul Lichterman 2001. Outstanding article award from the Culture Section of the American Sociological Association for "Identity Talk in the Public Sphere:  Broad Visions and SmallSpaces in Sexual Identity Politics,"  Theory and Society

 

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, 2015 Distinguished Career Award, American Sociological Association, International Migration Section

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, 2015 Feminist Mentor Award, Sociologists for Women in Society

Michael Messner, 2014 Feminist Mentoring Award, Sociologists for Women and Society

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, 2013 Feminist Scholar Activist Award, American Sociological Association, Sex and  Gender Section 

Michael Messner, 2012 Jessie Bernard Award, American Sociological Association

Dr. Malcolm Klein, 2008 is the recipient of the August Vollmer Award of the American Society of Criminology

John Wilson, 2008 Special Achievement in GIS Award for Leadership with Geospatial Technology, Esri International User Conference

Michael Messner, 2007 Distinguished Service Award, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport.

John Wilson, 2006 Special Achievement in GIS Award for Leadership in Geospatial Teaching, Esri International User Conference

John Wilson, 2005 Webby Worthy Selection, Ninth Annual Webby Awards

Vern Bengtson, 1998 Ernest W. Burgess Award for outstanding career achievement, National Council on Family Relations; 1996 Robert W. Kleemeier Award for outstanding research in the field of gerontology, Gerontological Society of America; 1995 Distinguished Scholar Award, Section on Aging, American Sociological Association

 

 Distinguished Fellowships

Joesph Palacios, 2009 Fulbright Teaching and Research Scholar, Universidad de Santiago Institute for Advanced Studies, Santiago, Chile

Rhacel Parrenas, 2010-2011 Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences 

John Wilson, 2014 Fellow, University Consortium for Geographic Information Science

Rhacel Parrenas, 2015-2016 Institute for Advanced Study

Rhacel Parrenas, 2015 Fulbright Research Chair in Globalization 

 

USC AWARDS
USC MELLON AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING

John Wilson, 2005

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, 2006

Leland Saito, 2010

Macarena Gomez-Barris, 2010

Veronica Terriquez, 2011

Michael Messner, 2012

Jody Agius Vallejo, 2012

 
USC ASSOCIATES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

Barry Glassner, 2002

Vern Bengtson, 1991

 
USC ASSOCIATES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

Michael Messner, 2006

John Wilson, 2003

Ed Ransford, 1999

Jon Miller, 1995

 
USC FACULTY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Vern L. Bengtson, 2008

Malcolm Klein, 2007

 
USC COLLEGE JUNIOR RAUBENHEIMER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING, RESEARCH AND SERVICE

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, 1997

Macarena Gomez-Barris, 2008

Jody Agius Vallejo, 2012

 

USC COLLEGE SENIOR RAUBENHEIMER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING, RESEARCH AND SERVICE

Michael Messner, 2007

John Wilson, 2008


USC COLLEGE GENERAL EDUCATION TEACHING AWARD

Michael Messner, 2004

Timothy Biblarz, 2002

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, 2000

Vern Bengtson, 1999

Ed Ransford, 1999

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